PhpStorm disable auto-save

How to disable auto-save:

  • Go to File > Settings (Ctrl+Alt+S).
  • Go to Appearance & Behavior > System Settings.
  • unchecked: the both fields
    • Save files on frame deactivation
    • Save files automatically if application is idle for x sec.
  • Go to Editor > General > Editor Tabs
  • Put a checkmark on
    • "Mark modified files with asterisk"

Click Apply > OK.

That's it.